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Freight Operator - Avon

Job number 679858 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Avon Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics

Location: Northam

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive salary range

  • Great team environment
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Nationally recognised qualification upon completion of traineeship

About the role:

  • Undertake the theoretical and practical components of the training program
  • Ensure that the loading and unloading of customer's products are carried out efficiently and safely
  • Inspect rollingstock for faults
  • Rectify minor faults on rollingstock
  • Conduct brake testing of trains
  • Effectively communicate with other depot personnel face to face and via two-way radio
  • Undertake shunting and marshalling of trains

About you: 

  • C Class Drivers Licence (mandatory)
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • A willingness to work day & night shift (up to 12hr shifts) and including weekend work as required

What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

As a part of the company's recruitment and selection process, shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake psychometric testing and successfully pass a pre-employment health assessment that will involve drug and alcohol screening.

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit

For more information on this position (reference 91425-112329), please contact Julia on 08 9212 2605.

Advertised: 29 Nov 2023 Applications close: